Trial Begins For Man Charged with 335 Counts of Child Sexual Abuse

April 9, 2013 Updated Apr 9, 2013 at 8:40 AM EDT

By WKBW News

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April 9, 2013 Updated Apr 9, 2013 at 8:40 AM EDT

BATAVIA, N.Y. (WKBW) - The trial is set to begin Tuesday for a Batavia man charged with 335 counts of child sexual abuse.

41-year-old Michael Lewis is accused of repeatedly assaulting two girls, ages 12 and 14, over a one-year period.

Investigators say the assaults happened when Lewis was living in Ontario County before he moved to Batavia.

If convicted, he faces a maximum sentence of 25 years to life in prison.